He is known for his roles in the first two entries in the Home Alone series.
And on Saturday, Macaulay Culkin was working on the Malibu set of the remarkably darker upcoming show American Horror Story: Double Feature.
The 40-year-old star was seen with a cut lip filming a beach fight scene that ended up in the ocean.
Rough going: Macaulay Culkin looked bloody when he filmed a fight scene on the Malibu set of American Horror Story: Double Feature on Saturday morning
Violent: The 40-year-old star was seen with a cut lip filming a beach fight scene that ended up in the ocean
The actor was first seen working with other crew members as they prepared to film a fight scene, which eventually moved across the beach and into the water; after the shoot was over, an assistant was seen helping him take off his wet clothes.
Culkin wore a long-sleeved gray shirt with a wide neckline that exposed the top of his chest.
Underneath his top, the actor wore a skin-colored bodysuit to keep him warm while he got soaked in the icy coastal waters.
The actor paired his tops with skintight black jeans and a set of leather boots for today’s shoot.
The Getting Even with Dad actor also wore a hefty fluffy overcoat while filming his scene; he later had it removed after the garment became too wet to wear comfortably.
Long-Lasting Attraction: During a 2019 interview, Murphy noted that season 10 would be “ about reuniting fan favorite actors ”
Big news: Culkin’s addition to the series’ cast was announced in a video posted to series co-creator Ryan Murphy’s Instagram account last month.
Changing lanes: The former child actor appeared to be taking on a much darker role for the upcoming series
Layering: The Home Alone actor wore a hefty fluffy overcoat during his time on set
Comfortable Clothing: Culkin was dressed in a long gray shirt with a wide cut that exposed the top of his chest. He also wore tight-fitting jeans and a set of boots while on set
Before the fight scene started, Culkin put on a pair of fingerless gloves; he then added a pair of string necklaces to his outfit.
The performer wore a face cover before going to the coast to film his scene.
American Horror Story: Double Feature is the tenth series of episodes in the long-running anthology series co-created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk.
Returning cast members include Billie Lourd, Sarah Paulson, and Frances Conroy, among countless others.
Accessories: the actor added a pair of necklaces to his clothing ensemble. Culkin also wore a bodysuit to keep herself warm while working in the frigid waters
Culkin’s addition was announced in a video shared to Ryan Murphy’s Instagram account last month.
It was noted during the post that the upcoming episodes would feature two separate storylines, ‘one by the sea’ and ‘one by the sand’.
The show’s co-creator later clarified that two separate seasons of the show would premiere under the name Double Feature.
Earlier this week, it was also announced that Kaia Gerber had also been added to the cast; her role has not yet been announced.
Back: Returning regulars from the series include Billie Lourd, Sarah Paulson and Frances Conroy, among countless others
Twice the Beautiful: Ryan Murphy later clarified that two seasons of American Horror Story would be released under the name Double Feature
Production on the new episodes was originally scheduled to begin in early 2020, but filming was canceled due to the onset of the global pandemic.
After the main photography shifted from the scheduled October start time, shooting finally began last December.
Production eventually moved to Provincetown, Massachusetts, where the crew worked for about a month before returning to Los Angeles.
During an interview with Deadline published shortly after the ninth season finale of American Horror Story, Murphy said he wasn’t sure the show would return for an eleventh series of episodes.
Also Appearing: Earlier this month, it was announced that Kaia Gerber had been added to the cast of the show
“ We’re working on an idea for Season 10 that I think people will love because it’s about reuniting fan favorite actors to come back, ” he noted.
The 55-year-old writer also spoke about how the development team talked about going in multiple directions for the show, eventually finding inspiration in a recurring theme.
Murphy said, “We flirted with aliens, we flirted with space, we flirted with some things that were more interesting than others. I think it’s always about Americana at the core. ‘
Regardless, the producer also noted that while each season of the show has different themes, the development team always finds inspiration in ‘Americana’
The producer went on to describe his own development process for American Horror Story, noting that he tries to work out several options and see what works best.
‘It’s always a mysterious process of how I got the idea. I really don’t even understand. I have a list of finalists on a piece of paper and I’m working on all of them. It’s just true my life is when I’m working on it, ”he noted.
Murphy went on to say that he was always enthusiastic about working on the show, despite the difficulty of the production process.
At work: Murphy described the development phase of each season as a ‘mysterious process’
Worth It: The show’s co-creator noted that while each season was difficult to complete, he still enjoyed the process of working on each of them
In particular, he noted that American Horror Story is “a show that surprises me.” It amazes me that the actors in it love it. It’s so hard to make … But everyone wants to come back. ‘
The director concluded the interview with his enthusiasm for the upcoming set of episodes, noting that he both looked to his past experiences to come up with the idea.
‘I’m excited about Season 10 … I’ve worked really hard on it. It was deeply rooted in my childhood, ”he said.
American Horror Story: Double Feature has no set release date.
Nothing Is Easy: Murphy noted that every batch of episodes is “ so hard to make. ” He further noted that much of the cast enjoys the shooting process and that ‘everyone wants to come back’
Future release: American Horror Story: Double Feature has no set release date